Zimbabwe’s Poisoned Legacy: Secret War in Southern AfricaJeremy Brickhill page 4
From Rhodesia to contemporary So. Africa, an ex-guerrilla fighter traces the techniques and practitioners of dirty war. The arsenal in defense of white supremacy includes infiltration, death squads, disease, poison, and instigation of “black-on-black” violence.
Zimbabwe’s Anthrax EpizooticMeryl Nass page 12
An epidemic of anthrax during the civil war in Zimbabwe was unprecedented in severity and range. A physician examines the disease pattern for evidence of biological warfare.
Gulf War Syndrome: Guinea Pigs & Disposable GIsTod Ensign page 19
Gulf vets exposed to untested vaccines, oil fires, disease, indiscriminate detonation of Iraqi weapons depots, and radiation are getting sick by the hundreds. Is the government investigating the causes or practicing sophisticated crisis management?
Agent Orange: Vets Fight Dirty Legal War at HomeA. Namika page 26
Vietnam vets are still battling in the U.S. court system. If the chemical companies that made the deadly herbicide win, they will, in effect, be awarded a $3,200 license to kill.
Genes, Violence, Race, and GenocideGerald Horne page 29
A racist society defends itself with scientific and medical nonsense. Rather than address socioeconomic problems, it is generating bizarre genetic theories and "treating” African Americans with prison and drugs.
Yellow Rain, El Mozote, and the Wall Street JournalEdward S. Herman page 36
The Journal is like two papers: a news section providing information on which policymakers count, and editorial pages pushing the administration’s propaganda line.
Germany, U.S., and Yugoslavia CrisisSean Gervasi page 41
Yugoslavia walked a tightrope through the Cold War until economic and political pressures broke its balance. As rival ethnic groups shook the rope and the state teetered, EC and U.S. pressure and German expansionism pushed it into the chasm of civil war.
Covert Tactics and Overt Agenda of the New Christian RightKate Cornell page 46
Organizing a grassroots campaign out of evangelical churches, Pat Robertson’s Christian Coalition plans to take over the Republican Party from the bottom up.
Somalia: Politics of FamineJane Hunter page 52
Now that Somalia has lost its geopolitical importance, it is being left to twist in the winds of war and famine that were the predictable consequences of Cold War politics.
Front cover: E. Carecchio/lmpact Visuals. Prishtiwie, Kosova. Little beggar outside mosque.
Back cover: Margaret Waller/lmpact Visuals. Zimbabwe. Women collect water.